Over the past few decades, huge transfers of land from public to private ownership have occurred throughout Britain.
Northern leaders have reacted with fury at the government’s proposals to scale back the Northern Powerhouse Rail project.
He's pursuing a number of projects to combat poverty and improve the city's sustainability.
The goal is to streamline operations, but it's not yet clear how local government would change.
A C40 Cities report encourages mayors to prioritise equity and sustainability as they address residents’ needs during the pandemic.